Partnertrans appoints new Head of Sales

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Slough, United Kingdom, 03/16/2009– Partnertrans, one of the leading interactive entertainment localisation agencies today announced the appointment of Andrew Chorzelski as Head of Sales for Europe. Chorzelski will assume responsibility for PC, console&mobile business development with immediate effect helping drive the company’s further growth and expansion plans.

Joining the team at the company’s recently opened Slough offices, Chorzelski brings some twenty years of experience in the UK games industry. Most recently he served as Director of Sales EMEA for Trymedia, the digital download games division of Macrovision Corp. Prior to that he founded and served as MD of Cosmi Europe and Jaleco Entertainment as well as Sales&Marketing Director of US Gold (aka Eidos Interactive).

“I’m excited to be joining the Partnertrans team. Here’s an organization poised for major expansion in Europe. The company is at the cutting edge of what is happening in the localisation space, not just delivering end-to-end solutions for games translations, but working on major MMORPG titles for publishers with the complexities involved….beat that,” said Chorzelski.

"We are pleased to welcome Andrew to the Partnertrans team. With his strong background in solution sales and relationship marketing and deep understanding of how games publishers work, he will be invaluable to guiding our clients on how to achieve the best possible outcome for their end users’ experience,” emphasised Markus Ludolf, founder and CEO of Partnertrans.

Founded in 1998, Partnertrans has evolved from a small local outfit to a company operating multinationally with clients all across Europe, North America and Asia. Over the years Partnertrans’ range of services has steadily increased to meet the demand and today covers all language related fields for interactive entertainment, including: translation, voice recordings, linguistic QA and language specific content creation.

Mastering the challenges of the vast number of new platforms, mobile gaming and MMOs, as well as meeting the requirement for new languages in new markets, Partnertrans is already making plans for the continuation of the success story. In addition to their flagship office in Germany and the new office in the UK, they will soon be expanding in other territories as well.

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About Partnertrans

Partnertrans was formed in 1998, and is now one of the leading providers of localisation solutions to the interactive entertainment industry today. Partnertrans has contributed to thousands of projects to date, and is currently working for clients including: Codemasters Online Gaming, Ubisoft, SCEE, Ignition Entertainment, Deep Silver, Disney Mobile,Gameloft, Mr. Goodliving, Real Networks and many more.

The founders of Partnertrans represent a combined total of more than 30 years' experience in the area of localisation. Their range of services includes localisation project evaluation, localisation project management, translation from and to all of the world's major languages, voice production, localisation quality assurance, proof-reading/editing, localisation of graphic material, implementation of localised materials, layout of print materials, adaptation of marketing materials (including web sites) for target markets and DVD-related work.

Partnertrans is a member of G.A.M.E. and provides localisation services for all platforms, including mobiles and handhelds.

For more information please visit www.partnertrans.co.uk.

Contacts:

Iris Ludolf

Partnertrans UK LTD

+44 (0)1753 247731

iris.ludolf@partnertrans.com


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